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Relocation in Germany

Relocation With a central location in Europe and a powerful economy, Germany continues to attract migrants from within and outside the EU. Its net migration (the number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants) is at 110,000 per year. To compare this figure with other countries, the net migration rate is used. Germany has a net migration rate of +1.06 migrants per 1,000 population, putting it in 60th place out of the 222 territories in the world.

Germany is one of the few countries in the world with a 0% rate of urbanisation, with the 74% of the population who currently live in a city or town, remaining static between recent data samples. These statistics also include suburban areas and places outside of, but adjacent to, the boundaries of cities (source: CIA World Factbook).



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